PROTECTING YOUR SUPER

Superannuation

Some superannuation funds have been confirmed as having faced a liquidity squeeze as a result of the Government’s early release superannuation regime while some members l...

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Superannuation

The Government’s changes to insurance inside superannuation have been responsible for driving premium increases, not the superannuation funds themselves, according to the...

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Features

Mike Taylor writes that less than 12 months out from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s review of the Life Insurance Framework, the Australian life in...

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Superannuation

The former Howard Government never went far enough on superannuation choice in 2005 and the Government should not baulk at addressing the problem this year, according to ...

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Superannuation

Legislation will be introduced next year to allow trustees to voluntarily transfer any amount of inactive low balance accounts to the tax office, spelling the beginning o...

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Life/Risk

Life insurers are struggling to sustain profitability in the face of challenging markets and tighter regulation with the Life Insurance Framework also playing a part....

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Financial planning

The Westpac full-year result has starkly revealed the multi-million dollar reasons the big banking group chose to substantially exit wealth management, with BT Panorama a...

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Superannuation

More unintended consequences appear to have emerged from the Government’s changes to insurance inside superannuation, with superannuation funds reporting an uptick in cla...

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Editorial

There is already a good deal of confusion about the Government’s recent legislative efforts around insurance inside superannuation meaning that it should accede to indust...

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Superannuation

Industry Super Australia has claimed superannuation fund members could be more than $416 billion better off if the Government implements automatic rollovers rather than l...

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Superannuation

The Federal Government has been urged to significantly extend the timeframes for the introduction of its further measures on insurance inside superannuation in circumstan...

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Financial planning

Australians are losing $6.5 billion on unnecessary costs such as fees and subscriptions, prompting Rest to encourage them to check their bank and superannuation statement...

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Superannuation

As 1 July quickly approaches, consumer interest groups are campaigning hard to remind super fund members with inactive accounts that this is their last week to preserve t...

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Superannuation

ASIC is reminding product issuers that as part of their implementation of Protecting Your Super Package, they need to take care that, from 1 July 2019, Product Disclosure...

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People & Products

Mercer has appointed senior executive Paul Giles to the role of senior client manager, responsible for large industry and public sector clients....

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